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How to Check 7.3L Diesel Glow Plugs

In your 7.3-liter diesel engine, the glow plugs have the important job of heating the diesel and air to make them combust. This combustion is what moves the pistons and gets the engine started. Sometimes, the glow plugs can go bad and you will need to replace them. If you are having trouble with you

How to Remove Pine Tar or Oak Sap From Car

Pine tree and oak tree sap are common problems for those unfortunate enough to have parked their car under one of these trees. The sap is sticky and will not come off with soap and water. If it is on your windshield, it will smear when you use your windshield wipers and stick to the wiper blade as w

How to Identify Dana 35 Gear

Many trucks and off-road vehicles have Dana/Spicer model 35 differential units. According to Drivetrain and Colorado 5K.com, the Dana 35 was used as a front- or rear-wheel drive differential in Mazda Navajos, Chrysler-manufactured Jeeps, Ford Broncos, Explorers and Rangers. The differential used in

How to Adjust a Rx7 Fast Idle

A Mazda Rx7 needs adjustments to the carburetor when the vehicle idles at a high speed. High-speed idles are caused by a rich mixture. Too much gas and not enough air in the carburetor produces a rich mixture, and lowers the gas mileage and engine efficiency by not fully combusting the fuel. A fast

How to Troubleshoot a 2000 Jeep Cherokee

Troubleshooting your 2000 Jeep Cherokee's engine problems is a process of elimination. Begin with the most basic and obvious possible causes and move on to the more expensive and complicated. Keep an eye on your gauges for an indication of the root of your troubles. Check for low oil pressure, low v

How Do I Replace Sunroof Windows?

A damaged glass panel on the top of your sunroof not only affects the performance of your sunroof, but it can also be a serious safety issue. If the glass has become broken, it could result in shards of glass falling onto those in the vehicle. To solve this issue you need to remove the sunroof glass

How to Install a Johnson Shift Rod

The shift rod on the a Johnson outboard is a rod that runs from the upper motor to the lower unit where the drive shaft, water pump and propeller are located. The section of the shift rod on the lower unit is affixed permanently to the lower unit, so replacing the shift rod means only installing the

2002 Ford F-150 Supercrew Oil Specs

Monitoring oil levels keeps you aware of potential issues.Thinkstock/Comstock/Getty ImagesFord gave the 2002 F150 SuperCrew a 4.6-liter eight-cylinder engine. The associated power and performance with the engine come with specific requirements for oil and oil changes. Changing the oil...

How to Remove Glaze in Car Paint

The glaze in automobile paint is a transparent finish that provides a vehicle with a glossy appearance. More commonly known as clear coat, it also serves as a durable protectant for the paint. Like the car paint itself, clear coat gradually experiences regular wear over time due to exposure to sunli